High-level Saudi delegation arrives in Pakistan
A 10-member delegation from Saudi Arabia, including some members of the royal family, has arrived in Pakistan, according to a media report on Monday.
Islamabad: A 10-member delegation from Saudi Arabia, including some members of the royal family, has arrived in Pakistan, according to a media report on Monday.
There was no official word on the visit but given the composition of the team, which includes a senior official of the Saudi Border Security Force, it could be assumed that it would discuss security-related issues with Pakistani authorities, The Nation reported.
Immigration officials confirmed the Saudi team flew directly from Riyadh to Lahore on a private plane and was given protocol and security by Pakistan Rangers and the Punjab government, the report said.
Top Rangers official Maj Gen Khan Tahir Javid Khan receive the team at old Lahore airport.
Citing its sources, the daily reported some members of the delegation, including ladies, are scheduled to meet Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif.
All members of the delegation are staying at a hotel under tight security.